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MassChallenge Opens Applications for 2017 Mexico Accelerator

Selected startups have opportunity to win $2 million pesos in zero-equity prizes

Mexico City, April 26, 2017 - MassChallenge, the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet, today opened applications for its 2017 class of high-impact startups in Mexico. The application deadline is May 30, 2017.

PULSE@MassChallenge Awards Scholarships

Entrepreneurs create impact in healthcare with support from Microsoft

BOSTON, April 4 – MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced the recipients of its first-ever PULSE@MassChallenge scholarship program, which awarded $50,000 through generous support from Microsoft Corp. Each of the 10 companies selected received $5,000 to support their travel and pilot program expenses throughout the six-month PULSE @MassChallenge program.

Empower@MassChallenge

MassChallenge Launches New Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

EMPOWER@ MassChallenge will support unique needs of startup founders 

BOSTON, FEBRUARY 22, 2017: MassChallenge™, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced a new diversity and inclusion initiative, EMPOWER@ MassChallenge. Through the new initiative, the organization works with startup founders to create programming that supports their unique needs.   
 

MassChallenge Boston Launches 2017 Applications With Direction From Kiki Mills Johnston

Promising startups are encouraged to apply to the zero-equity accelerator by March 28

BOSTON, FEB. 8 - MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced that it has named Kiki Mills Johnston as Managing Director of MassChallenge Boston, which is now accepting applications for its 2017 accelerator. With this appointment, Scott Bailey will transition to focus on exploring new opportunities within MassChallenge to amplify support for startups across North America.

MassChallenge Opens 2017 Applications for High-Impact Startups

Applications open for Boston, Israel and Switzerland locations until March 28

BOSTON, FEBRUARY 8, 2017 - MassChallenge™, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today opened applications for its 2017 class of high-impact startups. MassChallenge Boston, Israel, and Switzerland are now accepting applications for early-stage startups across all industries, from anywhere around the world. The application deadline is March 28, 2017.

MassChallenge Releases 2016 Impact Report

Leading global accelerator surpasses 1,000 startup milestone

BOSTON, JAN 18, 2017 - MassChallenge™, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today released its 2016 Impact Report, which details the organization’s growth over the past year. In 2016, MassChallenge passed a significant milestone of accelerating more than 1,000 startups – 1,211 in total. Additionally, since 2010, MassChallenge alumni have raised over $1.8 billion in funding, generated over $700 million in revenue, and created 60,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Top Ten Teams from Bridge to MassChallenge Australia Announced

This year’s top ten teams are (by bootcamp):

MELBOURNE

 

Conweigh

My Golgi

Microba

 

ADELAIDE

 

Kick.it

PsyberSafe (formerly KeySafe)

Edufolios

MassChallenge Boston Awards $1.5M in Zero-Equity Prizes to Top Startups

The seventh-annual MassChallenge Boston Awards brought together more than 1,500 leaders and supporters from the Boston entrepreneurial community to celebrate the MassChallenge entrepreneurs at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The night also featured a showcase of the 128-startup cohort, on-stage pitches from the top 26 companies, and speeches from Governor Charlie Baker and Chobani Founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, who keynoted the event.

MassChallenge™ Appoints New COO to Support Global Expansion

With more than 20 years of experience managing and scaling global organizations, Dullea will manage MassChallenge’s current worldwide operations, including its accelerator programs in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, and the

MassChallenge Boston Unveils Top 26 Startups

The top 26 will now move onto the final judging round, where they’ll have the opportunity to win shares of more than $1 million in zero-equity grants. In addition, CASIS and Boeing will award $500,000 to fund research projects on the International Space Station. Winners will be announced at the MassChallenge Awards on November 2nd at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

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